Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Posted on March 30, 2020

View news and updates on COVID-19 from the CMS, CDC, State of Hawaii - Department of Health, and Department of Human Services

COVID-19 Update 03/23/20: Med-QUEST Postpones New Contracts

Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) - From Department of Health

Centers for Disease Control & Protection (CDC)

Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS)

 

Our organization is doing our part to help slow the spread of the Coronavirus while continuing our services. We encourage our community to:

1. Apply for Medicaid benefits online https://medical.mybenefits.hawaii.gov

2. Apply by calling if you do not have access to a computer. (808) 524-3370 (Oahu)1-(800)-316-8005 (Neighbor Islands)

3. Please avoid coming to our offices.  A drop box is available at our office to receive paper applications if you are unable to apply online or call.

 

If you have questions about your existing case, we are happy to assist you by phone. Please call your local office at the numbers listed at https://medquest.hawaii.gov/en/contact-us.html

Telehealth Guidance Memos:
QI-2010 -
Telehealth Guidance During Public Health Emergency Related to COVID-19
QI-2009
 - COVID-19 Pandemic Action Plan for QI Health Plans
QI-2008 - Federally Qualified Health Center Telehealth Guidance During Public Health Emergency Period in Response to COVID-19
QI-2007 - Tele-Health Payment Guidance for Federally Qualified Health Centers (FQHC)
QI 1702A
– Tele-Health Law (Act 226, SLH 2016) Implementation
    Download Attachment for QI 1702A
QI 1702
– Tele-Health Law (Act 226, SLH 2016) Implementation

FFS 2005 - Telehealth Guidance During Public Health Emergency Related to COVID-19
FFS 2004 - Federally Qualified Health Center Telehealth Guidance During Public Health Emergency Period in Response to COVID-19
FFS 2003 - Tele-Health Payment Guidance for Federally Qualified Health Centers (FQHC)
FFS 1701A – Tele-Health Law (Act 226, SLH 2016) Implementation
FFS 1701 – Tele-Health Law (Act 226, SLH 2016) Implementation

 

Click here for updates to Provider Memos

Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) - From Department of Health
Centers for Disease Control & Protection (CDC)
Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS)

Financial Relief for Medicare Providers (03/28/20 - CMS) This Medicare link may be of interest to any provider serving both Medicare and Medicaid

Modified on March 30, 2020
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